Brandon Rozek

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PhD Student @ RPI studying Automated Reasoning in AI and Linux Enthusiast.

Bat is cat with syntax highlighting

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bat is a more human pleasing replacement of cat with the following features:

  • syntax highlighting support
  • git integration
  • automatic paging

To test it out I wrote a file called test.py

from collections import Counter

items = [1,3,1,6,3]
c = Counter(items)


And here’s a screenshot of my terminal session when I called bat


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